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Adaptive Physical Education
ADAP PHY ED
CLASS CODE: PE 175 CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: EXERCISE & SPORTS SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Basic Skills requirement.

DESCRIPTION: This class fulfills the G.E. Basic Skills requirement for those who are unable to participate in physical education activity classes.
TAUGHT: Winter, Summer, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: This course is designed to provide a physical education activity class under the direction of a physical therapist for those students who cannot adequately participate in a regular activity class and to maximize the abilities of those students with health related problems. It is for evaluation and treatment of existing Physical Therapy problems. This class does not replace HS 131, 131W, or PE 177. This class is
adapted to the individual student's needs.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Improve cardiovascular and motor development of student with special needs
2. Develop skill to promote neuromuscular and physical fitness of student with special needs
3. Develop respect and self-esteem
4. Work to be able to allow the student to return to normal activity as safely and as quickly as possible
5. Receive instruction and rehabilitation treatment and participate
REQUIREMENTS: The student will:
1. Learn through lecture, demonstration, and observation
2. Attend class and participate to receive instruction and clinical rehabilitation treatments
3. BYU-I clothing required
4. Receive clinical observation, therapeutic communication, and mentor evaluation
PREREQUISITES: An existing physical therapy problem.
OTHER: Justification:
Numerous students have either acquired or were born with congenital physical conditions that interfere with their ability to perform certain physical activities necessry for everyday living. This class is designed to aid the student in recovering from diverse restrictive physical conditions.
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2004